Marian Gilkerson, director of the Cushing Regional Hospital Foundation, has announced a Create-a-Basket project will be held March 27, 28, & 29 in the Hillcrest Hospital Cushing foyer. Hours will be from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
The Peggy V. Helmerich Women's Health Center at Hillcrest will host
Tatas & Tinis April 4th to benefit Oklahoma Project Woman (OPW).
Funds from this second annual cocktail-themed party will help to provide
free mammograms for low-income women throughout the state.
A round table discussion will be held at the March C.A.R.E meeting to focus on the annual CARE Health Fair. Sign up for a booth, bring your ideas and help plan a theme and activities for this year's health fair!
The Cushing Masonic Lodge Charity Fund ended 2012 with a donation to the
Cushing Regional Hospital Foundation. Their $328.43 gift will be
placed in the Education Fund for the Cushing Paramedics. Terry Maxwell,
Master of the Lodge, and Bob Felts, Masonic Lodge Charity Golf
Organizer, recently presented a check to Lee Roy Kalka, CRH Foundation President.
Cushing's Lions Club met Tuesday at the Hillcrest Hospital Cushing Auxiliary Education room for their weekly meeting, to meet Sheldon, the medical specialist robot and to recognize members of the club who received certificates for various reasons.
The public is invited to attend an Open House from 1 - 3 p.m. Feb.18th
at the new Oklahoma Heart Institute Sleep Care, located on the first
floor (just north of the Auxiliary Education Room) of Hillcrest Hospital
Cushing, 1027 East Cherry in Cushing. The Open House is scheduled
immediately following February's Lunch & Learn Seminar.
Hillcrest Hospital Cushing announced February's Lunch & Learn scheduled on Monday, Feb. 18th will feature Dr. Matthew Good, Cardiologist. Dr. Good will speak on the epidemic of obesity and the positive effects of regular exercise.
The Leta M. Chapman Breast Center at Hillcrest Medical Center has been
designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence (BICOE) by the American
College of Radiology (ACR). The Chapman Breast Center at Hillcrest is
one of only four breast care centers in Oklahoma to be named a BICOE by
the ACR, a designation awarded to less than 10% of breast centers
The future is here at Hillcrest Hospital Cushing!HHC CEO Kevin Hawk introduced one of the latest additions of the staff - "Sheldon" - to those attending January's Lunch & Learn. Sheldon, the robot, is equipped with a telescopic camera and a special stethoscope to listen to heart, breath and bowel sounds.
Hillcrest Hospital Cushing has announced a C.A.R.E. meeting scheduled for Thursday, Jan. 31st at 11:30 a.m. Those attending will hear from special guest speaker Janie Engle, Executive Director of Living Oasis Assisted Living in Cushing.
January's Lunch & Learn should prove to be not only very informative, but fun! Attendees will hear from Hillcrest Hospital's new CEO Kevin Hawk as he gives an update on the hospital and talk about projects for 2013. Hawk will also introduce new members of the HHC family - hospitalists and the new ROBOT!
Hillcrest Hospital|Cushing honored the ladies and gentlemen that
volunteer at the Hospital with a Christmas Brunch on December 18. Those
in attendance enjoyed the brunch prepared by Brian Wright and his staff
and received a gift from the Hospital. Shauna Jones has served as the
planner for this event for many years.
Sufficient sleep is increasingly being recognized as an essential aspect
of chronic disease prevention, according to the U.S. Centers for
Disease Control (CDC). However, one in six Americans - roughly 40
million people - are living with a sleep disorder, which puts them at an
elevated risk for cardiovascular disease, diabetes, depression, obesity
and decreased quality of life.
Ronald Mark Guy, MD, FACS, a Utica Park Clinic physician specializing in
Otolaryngology (commonly referred to as "Ear, Nose & Throat" or
"ENT") will begin seeing patients in Cushing twice a month starting on
Tuesday, December 11. Dr. Guy will continue seeing patients at his
office in Tulsa.
Hillcrest Hospital Cushing will hold the December Lunch & Learn on Thursday, Dec. 20th at 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m. Speaker is Joanne Kaplan, LCSW, Senior Concepts Program Director. Topic is Coping with holiday stress and depression.
Transitions/Hillcrest Hospital Cushing are sponsoring a Lunch & Learn in Shawnee at Billy Boy Bar-B-Que, located at 120 W. MacArthur Street in Shawnee, OK. Lunch provided compliments of Transitions/Hillcrest Hospital Cushing.
On Tuesday, November 13, a team of Oklahoma Heart Institute (OHI)
physicians successfully performed Tulsa's first two transapical
transcatheter aortic valve replacement (TA-TAVR) procedures. TA-TAVR is a
life-saving procedure for patients with severe aortic stenosis who are
at too high a risk for traditional open heart surgery.
Marian Gilkerson, Director of Cushing Regional Hospital Foundation, reported in on the Breast Cancer Awareness Luncheon held Oct. 23rd. Here is what she had to say:Over 225 ladies and gentlemen were at the Breast Cancer Awareness
Luncheon going from laughter to tears as if they were riding in a race
car going from 0 to 100.
Cushing Municipal Airport, OK Weather Temperature: 64.0°F Pressure: Humidity: 88% Winds West at 3.5 MPH (3 KT)